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MEN’S GOLF | GU Hits Early Rough Patch

The Georgetown golf team enters the 2011 spring season hoping to match last spring’s historic achievement, Georgetown’s second-ever Big East title. The Blue and Gray got off to an unimpressive start, though, with a mediocre performance at the William and Mary Invitational earlier this week. Georgetown placed 15th out of[Read More…]

by March 25, 2011 0 comments Sports

Hoyas Hope Third Time’s the Charm

For Georgetown (24-10), preparing for a matchup against Maya Moore and top-ranked Connecticut (34-1) is not unfamiliar. In fact, Sunday’s Sweet 16 date with the Huskies in Philadelphia will be the third meeting between the two Big East foes in 30 days. So what’s going to be the difference this[Read More…]

by March 25, 2011 0 comments Sports

GU Thrilled, But Job Far From Done

A first-round blowout of Princeton and an even more dominant performance against Maryland have put the Georgetown women’s basketball team in the round of 16 for only the second time in school history. An Elite Eight berth would be nice, but a massive roadblock in the form of No. 1[Read More…]

by March 25, 2011 0 comments Sports

WOMEN’S TENNIS | Georgetown Runs Away With Home Victory Over Howard

After a series of tight losses on the road, the Georgetown women’s tennis team (4-8, 1-2 Big East) showed its strength with a win over Howard University on campus Thursday, dominating the Bison 6-1 at McDonough outdoor tennis complex. The women’s team has faced an uphill battle in recent weeks.[Read More…]

by March 25, 2011 0 comments Sports

Illusion of Big East Dominance Takes Hit in Tournament

Only two weeks ago, the Big East stood at the height of its power with an NCAA tournament-record 11 teams in the field. Pundits were discussing whether this year’s conference was the strongest in college basketball history. Pittsburgh, Notre Dame, Syracuse, Connecticut and Louisville all harbored realistic Final Four aspirations.[Read More…]

by March 25, 2011 0 comments Sports

Athletes Embrace Celebrity Roles

Athletes have always been concerned about more than the game, but today’s age of the celebrity-athlete has taken this trend to a new level. Kids growing up in the ’60s and ’70s idolized stars like Joe Namath and Johnny Unitas. But that idolization occurred because of those athletes’ actions on[Read More…]

by March 25, 2011 0 comments Sports

MEN’S TENNIS | Hoyas Win Doubleheader, Earn Local Bragging Rights

The men’s tennis team came out on top in Wednesday’s double-header, defeating two local teams at the McDonough outdoor tennis complex. The Hoyas improved to 5-7 on the season, first crushing the University of the District of Columbia, 5-1, and then squeaking past Howard, 4-3. The two teams decided not[Read More…]

by March 25, 2011 0 comments Sports

Florida Trip Puts GU on Right Track

Spring break is something that every college student looks forward to, but it represents something different for me as a member of the Georgetown baseball team. For us as a team, spring break represents the start of a season. Every year we venture down to Orlando, Fla. for the annual[Read More…]

by March 25, 2011 0 comments Sports
SOFTBALL | After Win, Georgetown Drops Three

SOFTBALL | After Win, Georgetown Drops Three

It looked like Georgetown (6-23) may finally have garnered some momentum when they beat Drexel (7-10) on Tuesday, but the Hoyas went on to lose their next three games later in the week. All three aspects of the game — pitching, hitting and fielding — went well for the Hoyas[Read More…]

by March 25, 2011 0 comments Sports

Local Rivals Vie for Spot In Sweet 16

After defeating the 12th-seeded Princeton Tigers on Sunday in College Park, Md., fifth-seeded Georgetown will look to continue its winning ways tonight against fourth-seeded Maryland in the second round of the NCAA tournament. The Blue and Gray defeated the Terrapins, 53-45, at home on Nov. 16 in Georgetown’s second game[Read More…]

by March 22, 2011 0 comments Sports